Definition of Somersaults

1. Noun. (plural of somersault) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of somersault) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Somersaults

1. somersault [v] - See also: somersault

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Somersaults

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Literary usage of Somersaults

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1. The Art of Swimming: A Practical Working Manual, Graphically Illustrated by Richard Francis Nelligan (1906)
"Back somersaults. After swimming a few strokes on the back, the knees should be drawn up as in the front somersaults, while the head is thrown well back. ..."

2. Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett, Jay Hambidge, George Varian (1901)
"II ABOUT DOUBLE AND TRIPLE somersaults AND THE DANGER OF LOSING HEART IN talking with my circus friends I was surprised to learn that a trapeze performer in ..."

3. The National Zoological Park: A Popular Account of Its Collections by Ned Hollister (1919)
"... an appreciative audience, he is bubbling over with the joy of life and spins round and round on his back and shoulders or turns somersaults repeatedly. ..."

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